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Margaret C. McClung Scrapbook and Photograph

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Identifier: MS-1173
Abstract The photocopied scrapbook in this collection consists primarily of newspaper clippings that Margaret C. McClung accumulated during the 1860s and 1870s. Among the subjects documented are Knoxville society, the Civil War, moral issues, etiquette, fashion, religion, women's roles in the home and society, local attractions, and trivia. It also houses wedding invitations, correspondence, and event programs. In addition to the scrapbook, the collection includes a copy of a portrait of Margaret C....
Dates: 1841-1896; Majority of material found within 1860-1877

Margaret Graeme Canning Collection

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Identifier: MS-2114
Abstract

The Margaret Graeme Canning Collection is composed of scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, opera programs, awards and certificates of achievement, reel-to-reel audio tapes, correspondence, publications, and photographs dealing with the lives of Margaret Graeme Canning and her mother, Mary Margaret Hoskins Canning.

Dates: 1870-2001 (Bulk 1906-2001)

Marquis D. L. Burnett Collection

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Identifier: MS-2527
Abstract The Marquis D. L. Burnett Collection, 1846-2000 (bulk 1862-1894), contains a memo book, photograph, and documents pertaining to Lt. Col. Marquis D. L. Burnett. Among other things, the memo book records Burnett's experiences during the Civil War (1862-63), lists accounts for soldiers' provisions, and provides descriptions of Burnett's career as a Baptist minister (1871-79), including notes on ordination services, reports of service and labor, etc. The copied documents include Burnett's 1846...
Dates: 1846-2000 (bulk 1862-1894)

Marquis D. L. Burnett Military Discharge Certificate

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Identifier: MS-2098
Abstract

This certificate indicates that Marquis D. L. Burnett of Knoxville, Tennessee, who served as a Lieutenant Colonel in the 5th Regiment of the East Tennessee Infantry Volunteers, was honorably discharged. It is a replacement for his original discharge papers, which were issued on August 3, 1862.

Dates: 1884 April 23

Maynard Family Letters

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Identifier: MS-2359
Abstract This collection houses transcriptions of 42 letters written to and between members of the Maynard family from 1841 to 1913. Horace and Laura (Washburn) Maynard write the earliest letters to Laura's parents, Azel and Sarah Washburn, in Royalston, Vermont during the 1840s. Of the remaining letters, some are written from Edward Maynard, Sr. to family members and many are addressed to his son, Edward Maynard, Jr. The majority of the letters to Edward Maynard, Jr. were written by his...
Dates: 1841 March 27-1913 February 6

McKee and Welker Street Photograph, Knoxville, Tennessee

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Identifier: MS-2393
Abstract

This black and white photograph shows two women and five children on the porch of a house on the corner of McKee and Welker Streets in Knoxville, Tennessee. The people are not identified, and the photograph is not dated.

Dates: undated

Methodist Episcopal Church Minutes

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Identifier: MS-0188
Abstract

This collection consists of a book of minutes for the Methodist Episcopal Church in Knoxville, Tenn.

Dates: 1865 July-November

Mildred Simpson Scrapbook

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Identifier: AR-0085
Abstract This collection houses a scrapbook compiled by Mildred Simpson documenting her time at the University of Tennessee (1937-1940). It includes such memorabilia as invitations and programs for Greek sponsored events and university sponsored games, plays, and ceremonies, newspaper articles, photographs, and clippings from the society pages. Simpson also saved such novelties as restaurant napkins and menus, matchbooks, and candy wrappers. Loose materials found with the scrapbook have been placed...
Dates: 1933-1979

Milford Clark Butler Letter

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Identifier: MS-2794
Abstract

In this four-page letter, dated May 14, 1861, Milford Clark Butler of Knoxville, Tenn. writes to his sister America in Oregon. He expresses to her the political and economic climate of the border states from his point of view in Knoxville, Tennessee.

Dates: 1861 May 14

Moore Family Collection

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Identifier: MS-2676
Abstract The Moore Family Collection, 1794-1945 (bulk 1845-1945), consists of daybooks, songbooks, correspondence, photographs, and other papers, both personal and professional, relating to the Moore Family of East Tennessee. The most prevalent family members in the collection are J. L. Moore (1843-1922), J. A. Moore (1874-1947), Paul A. Moore (b. 1914), and Mabel Moore (1871-1965). The collection also contains materials related to Tusculum College (Greeneville, Tenn.) and Knoxville's 1982 World's...
Dates: 1794-1945 (bulk 1845-1945)

Murphy and Robinson Letter

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Identifier: MS-2746
Abstract

Collection consists of a short letter written on the letterhead for Murphy and Robinson, a Knoxville, Tenn., dealer of hats, caps and straw goods. The letter, dated November 2, 1899, reads in part, "I have sold over $200.00 worth of them this year. Everything is moving along nicely. The spring goods are beginning to come in and we have just finished taking stock."

Dates: 1899 November 2

Musikalische 5 Cent Collection Songbook

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Identifier: MS-3091
Abstract

This collection consists of a single German-language songbook entitled Musikalische 5 Cent Collection most likely dating from 1883. It provides the lyrics and music for three songs: Das Weihnachts=Licht (The Christmas Light), Wenn der Herr die Gefangenen Zions erloefen wird (When the Lord Delivers Zion's Captives) and Fortfestung (A Mighty Fortress). The final two pieces constitute a musical setting of Psalm 126. This copy was printed in Knoxville, Tennessee by Tilghman Haws.

Dates: 1883

Nancy Dickinson Estabrook Diary

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Identifier: MS-3368
Abstract This forty-page diary, written by Nancy Dickinson Estabrook, documents antebellum Knoxville, Tennessee from the perspective of an educated woman from New England. Estabrook is twenty-nine when the diary begins. She often records her religious and emotional thoughts, her feelings about her only daughter (Charlotte Ann Estabrook) and other relatives, and her own physical afflictions, which she feels will soon take her life. She mentions many notable Knoxvillians and local events, including the...
Dates: 1836-1838

Nancy Siler Collection

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Identifier: MS-2116
Abstract

This collection includes letters of appreciation from fans, correspondence with publishers, newspapers clippings and announcements, and papers related to Nancy Siler's two books, The Peculiar Miss Pickett and Miss Pickett's Secrets. The collection also contains works on the East Tennessee Baptist Hospital and a history of the First Baptist Church of Knoxville.

Dates: 1950-2002

Neal O'Steen Papers Regarding Tennessee History, Supreme Court Justices, and Daniel Boone

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Identifier: MS-1876
Abstract

This collection consists primarily of newspaper columns, publications, and notes documenting Neal O'Steen's research into Tennessee during the Civil War and early Knoxville history. Also included are letters and publications regarding a trip that Daniel Boone may have made to Idaho and photographs of Supreme Court Justices James C. McReynolds, Horace H. Lurton, Abe Fortas, Howell E. Jackson, John Catron, and Edward T. Sanford.

Dates: 1961 April 10-1976 January 26

Newman Circle Minute Book

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Identifier: MS-0089
Abstract

This journal records the biweekly meetings of the Newman Circle, a women’s club that met in Knoxville. It opens with the course of study and list of officers for the 1922-23 school year before beginning the minutes for January 2, 1923. There are no records for the 1924-25 school year, and the last record is for May 22, 1928. Most of the officers changed each year, but the directors continued to be Miss Kate White and Mrs. L. E. Vedder.

Dates: 1923 January 2-1928 May 22

Neyland Stadium Photographs

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Identifier: AR-0498
Abstract

This collection contains three 8 x 10 photographs of Neyland Stadium taken from the west side bleachers during the mid-1960s. These images include interiors of the east and south sides of the stadium as well as sections of surrounding Knoxville.

Dates: 1960s

Nicholson Art League

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Identifier: MS-1586
Abstract

This oral history is about the Nicholson Art League from Evelyn Louise Van Gilder Creekmore. She was interviewed by her daughter, Eleanor Creekmore Dickinson, on November 27, 1987. The interview shares some of the early history of the Nicholson Art League.

Dates: 1987 November 27

Notes on the Chavannes Family

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Identifier: MS-0446
Abstract

A. F. Ernest Chavannes compiled these notes on the Chavannes family in 1882. The narrative begins with Bernard Chavannes (the family's first known ancestor) and traces eight generations of the family in Europe and the United States. Adrian Leon Chavannes (1871-1938) translated and transcribed these notes in 1934.

Dates: 1882

O. P. Temple Portrait

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Identifier: MS-1944
Abstract

This collection consists of a photographic reproduction of a portrait of Knoxvillian Oliver Perry Temple. The original portrait depicts Temple as he appeared between approximately 1890 and 1900.

Dates: circa 1890-circa 1900

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Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History. 121
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United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Correspondence. 19
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University of Tennessee, Knoxville. 13
Universities and colleges -- Tennessee. 11
Knoxville (Tenn.) -- History -- Siege, 1863. 10
World's Fair of 1982 (Knoxville, Tenn.) 10
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Fort Sanders, Battle of, Knoxville, Tenn., 1863. 7
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Staub, Peter, 1827-1904 2